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Why alcohol is more harmful for women

May 07, 2012

Why alcohol is more harmful for women

According to a a senior hepatologist the enzyme, alcohol dehydrogenase (ADH) which breaks down the alcohol in stomach is produced in smaller quantities in women resulting in slower action as compared to men. #didyouknow #Long-term effects of alcohol #mental retardation #Monika Jain #liver diseases #heart diseases #Fortis Hospital
Peg or two lowers risk of liver disease

Apr 23, 2012

Peg or two lowers risk of liver disease

People with non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NALFD), who consume alcohol in modest quantity, on a daily basis are half as likely to develop hepatitis as non-alcoholics with the same condition, says a new study. #didyouknow #Cirrhosis #Liver disease #Hepatitis #Fatty liver #Hepatocellular carcinoma

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Peg or two lowers risk of liver disease

Sep 15, 2014

Patients with Hepatitis C 'should have immediate access to potential life-saving therapies' - Irish Haemophilia Society

People seriously ill with Hepatitis C should have immediate access to new therapies which could save their lives. The Irish Haemophilia Society is calling for an "immediate positive decision" on the matter. It is estimated 350 patients require these ...
Peg or two lowers risk of liver disease

Sep 14, 2014

How more than 160 liver patients have been barred from transplant operations for refusing to give up alcohol

More than 160 patients with severe alcohol-induced liver disease have been denied a transplant in the past five years because they could not show doctors they were able to stop drinking...
Peg or two lowers risk of liver disease

Sep 17, 2014

Venezuela on alert over mysterious, deadly disease

The deaths of 10 people in the past week of a mysterious disease in several cities in Venezuela, including the capital of Caracas, have caused panic within the population and has prompted doctors to sound the alarm. A government spokesman minimized t... #Venezuela #Caracas